HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded a team from Duke University a major grant to develop a next-generation methane detector to sniff out natural gas leaks across America.

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

Mark Wiesner, the James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Ingrid Daubechies, professor of electrical and computer engineering and the James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics, have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)—one of the highest professional distinctions...

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

There’s much more to a lightning bolt than meets the eye, and engineers at Duke University have invented an improved way of tracking these hidden phenomena. When a bolt of lightning flashes through the open air, less than 10 percent of the total electrical activity is visible. The rest is hidden from view within...

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

April Brown, the John Cocke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, has been tapped by the U.S. Army to lead its extramural engineering research enterprise.  

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

Blake S. Wilson, adjunct professor of biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and surgery at Duke University and co-director of the Duke Hearing Center, has been awarded the 2015 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize for “engineering cochlear implants that enable the deaf to hear.”

Welcome to Duke ECE

The mission of the Duke Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is to facilitate the development of well rounded, educated, productive, and ethical individuals who are well versed in technology and in social, political, and environmental issues. Our goals are to develop within each student a robust repertoire of professional skills, to provide each with avenues for exploring diverse interests, and to launch each successfully into one of a variety of careers offering lifelong learning, service, and leadership within their own local, national and global communities.

At Duke, the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science departments are separate, but there are many close collaborations between the two, with cross-listed classes and faculty with secondary appointments. Get more details about computer science at Duke, and see a good example of the cross-departmental interactions in the Computer Systems & Engineering Program

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